Nourouddin Sharifi

Nourouddin Sharifi

Nourouddin Sharifi, PhD                                                                             

Lecturer 

Rowan Hall 222

Email: sharifi@rowan.edu

 

Education:

  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2014
  • M.S. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, 2005
  • B.S. - Mechanical Engineering (Honors), Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 2002

Appointments:

  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, 2018-Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Union College, Schenectady, NY, 2016-2017
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2014-2016
  • Instructor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2015-2016

Research Interests:

  • Thermal Management, Transport Phenomena in Multiphase Systems, Energy storage/Conversion, Renewable Energy, Phase Change, Microfluidics, Porous Medium, Heat Transfer Enhancement, Heat Pipes and Heat Exchangers

Patents:

  • A.Faghri, T.L. Bergman, N. Sharifi, M.J. Allen, H. Shabgard, J.S. Breit, Energy storage and thermal management using phase change materials in conjunction with heat pipes and foils, foams or other porous media, US Patent No.20140284020A1, 2014.
  • B. Ajay, L.K. Christenson, N. Baker, R. Baskins, J.R. Stark, N. Sharifi, H. Alzuabi, P. Grill, Imaging and collection device and related systems and methods, US Patent filed on 01/31/2018, Applicant: University of Kansas Applicant’s file reference: UOK137965, International application No.: PCT/US2018/016174. link: https://kuctc.ku.edu/available-technology/497

Selected Publications:

  • N. Sharifi, J.R. Stark, T.L. Bergman, A. Faghri, The influence of thermal contact resistance on the relative performance of heat pipe-fin array systems, Applied Thermal Engineering 105 (2016) 46-55.
  • J.R. Stark, N. Sharifi, T.L. Bergman, A. Faghri, An experimentally verified numerical model of finned heat pipes in
  • crossflow, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 97 (2016) 45-55.
  • M.J. Allen, A. Faghri, T.L. Bergman, N. Sharifi, Robust heat transfer enhancement during melting and solidification of a PCM using a combined heat pipe-metal foam or foil configuration, Journal of Heat Transfer 137 (2015) 102301-1.
  • N. Sharifi, T.L. Bergman, M.J. Allen, A. Faghri, Melting and solidification enhancement using a combined heat pipe, foil approach, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 78 (2014) 930-941.
  • N. Sharifi, S. Wang, T.L. Bergman, A. Faghri, Heat pipe-assisted melting of a phase change material, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55 (2012) 3458–3469.
  • N. Sharifi, T.L. Bergman, A. Faghri, Enhancement of PCM melting in enclosures with horizontally-finned internal surfaces, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 54 (2011) 4182-4192.

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